Katrina vanden Heuvel

Katrina vanden Heuvel

Katrina vanden Heuvel is an American editor and publisher. She is the editor, publisher, and part-owner of the magazine The Nation. She has been the magazine's editor since 1995.

 

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 12:15pm
The Trump Administration’s Other War on the Media
The Trump administration’s unrelenting attacks on the media and assault on reality have been well covered by journalists and media outlets that find themselves in the new administration’s crosshairs. Yet while the White House’s insistence on “ alternative facts ” may be more visibly ominous, there...
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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 3:30pm
It’s Time for the Congressional Progressive Caucus to Raise Its Game
A massive people’s uprising is driving the opposition to President Trump. In Congress, the Congressional Progressive Caucus is an emerging center of that resistance. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the CPC. Its first and founding director was an independent socialist from Vermont named...
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
Why Trump’s Con Can’t Last Forever
From the start of his short, truculent and unabashedly populist inaugural address, President Trump called out the Washington establishment: “For too long, a small group in our nation’s capital has reaped the rewards of government while the people have borne the cost. Washington flourished, but the...
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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 9:00am
Where’s the GOP’s Health-Care Plan?
For six years, Republicans have voted more than 60 times to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. “Repeal and replace” was a staple of Donald Trump’s stump speech. Give us control, Republicans promised, and what Mike Pence promises as the “first order of business” will be repeal and replace...
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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 8:45am
Three Steps for Progressive Resistance and Rebuilding as Trump Era Launches
As the new year begins, any honest progressive knows the political outlook is bleak. But if we’re going to limit the damage that President-elect Donald Trump inflicts on the country, then despair is not an option. The real question, as Democracy Alliance President Gara LaMarche recently said, “is...
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Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 11:15am
Sham Populism, Shameless Plutocracy
In a speech at the Heritage Foundation last week, former House speaker Newt Gingrich portrayed President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration as a historic moment for conservatism. “This is the third great effort to break out of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt model” of government, he said ,...
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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 3:45pm
Trump’s Team of Faux Populists and Real Crony Capitalists
“My whole life I’ve been greedy, greedy, greedy. I’ve grabbed all the money I could get. I’m so greedy,” President-elect Donald Trump boasted last January. “But now I’d like to be greedy for the United States.” It was a compelling story: the rapacious mogul turned Robin Hood, setting out to reform...
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 12:30pm
Putin Didn’t Undermine the Election. We Did.
Three weeks after Election Day, allegations of Russian interference in the contest continue to appear. Adm. Michael S. Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, stated that there was a “conscious effort by a nation-state to achieve a specific end.” Green Party presidential nominee Jill...
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Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 11:15am
A Progressive’s Answer to Trumpism
As election 2016 winds to an end, it’s hard not to begin looking beyond Nov. 8. With Donald Trump behind in the polls and lashing out at the media, there is rampant speculation that Trump is laying the groundwork to launch his own media empire in the wake of his likely defeat. Yet, if he loses,...
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 4:15pm
How to Get Justice After the Wells Fargo Scandal
Wells Fargo’s abuse of its customers — its employees opened some 2 million accounts and credit cards for depositors who may not have wanted them — has sparked deserved outrage. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D.-Mass.) charged Wells Fargo chair and chief executive John Stumpf with “gutless leadership,”...
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